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Saturna Shout Outs January 5, 2008

Posted by Ryan in Mentions, Radio, Saturna.

There have been quite a few Saturna mentions and shout outs lately in the blog world.  Thanks to Bag of Songs for the shout out in their review of Panda Riot.  They said that if you dig Saturna you’ll like Panda Riot and we agree. 

Music of the Moment included Saturna song Much More in their list of current favorite songs along with songs from Blonde Redhead, Band of Horses, Secret Machines, The Charlatans and tons more.

Blogorock from France says Saturna’s takeoff is imminent and lauds Pop Rocks.

And lastly Rachelandthecity from Scenestars and The Bloggeratti show on Breakthru Radio ended her show with Saturna song Periwinkle, in a set that also included an interesting interview with Whitney Mathison of USA Today’s Pop Candy blog.  

Bag of Songs – http://bagofsongs.blogspot.com/search?q=saturna

Music of the Moment – http://res1999.blogspot.com/2007/01/hot-tracks.html

Blogorock – http://gurus-blogorock.blogspot.com/2007/07/decollage-imminent.html

Scenestars – http://scenestars.net/?s=saturna


Sea of Tranquility review Saturna’s Some Delicious Enemy January 4, 2008

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Saturna are pleased to have been given a rave review in Sea of Tranquility.  Reviewer Ryan Sparks calls Some Delicious Enemy, “Infectious” and “A breath of fresh air.”  Read the whole review here:

“Call it alternative, college radio friendly or music for the myspace generation but whatever tag you choose to slap on Saturna, their style of indie / alt / pop (there’s my tag for ya) can certainly be called infectious. The quartet which hails from the Pacific Northwest (a region known to have spawned more than a few noteworthy bands in the early part of the 90’s) delivers a tightly woven mix of original songs combining elements of electronica, with jagged, inspired moments of muscular guitar driven rock. Sure vocalist Ryan Carroll’s layered (more…)

Losing Today review Some Delicious Enemy January 3, 2008

Posted by Ryan in Reviews, Saturna, Some Delicious Enemy.
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 Thank you to David Mansdorf of Losing Today for reviewing Saturna’s debut album Some Delicious Enemy.  He describes the record as, “Well crafted sugary pop songs laced in multiple layers of guitar effects a la The Jesus and Mary Chain.”   He also says, “Saturna have given space-pop fans a fine way to spend 44 minutes.” 

Listen to Roll Down.


Saturna included in more Best Of 2007 lists January 2, 2008

Posted by Ryan in Best of 2007, Radio, Saturna, Some Delicious Enemy.
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Saturna had a great year in 2007 and are pleased to have been included in end of year “best of” lists from San Francisco’s Bagel Radio, Speed of Dark, Milk Milk Lemonade and Galaxy FM in Mexico.

Some Delicious Enemy came in at #5 on Bagel Radio‘s Top 10 Albums of 2007 along with albums from Spoon, Radiohead, Modest Mouse and more.   Saturna single Pop Rocks also made the cut, coming in at #42 on their Best 50 Songs of 2007.

Saturna song Roll Down came in at #15 on Speed of Dark‘s Favorites of 2007 next to songs from The Shins, Elliot Smith, Amy Winehouse and more. 

Some Delicious Enemy album closer Periwinkle was included in Milk Milk Lemonade‘s Top 25 Songs of 2007 along with tracks from Adam Franklin, Trembling Blue Stars, Black Kites, and Panda Riot. Periwinkle was also included in Galaxy FM‘s Class of 2007; The Top 100 Songs of 2007.

Bagel Radio – http://bagelradio.com/blog/2007/12/best-music-of-2007.html

Speed of Dark – http://speedofdark-web.blogspot.com/2008/01/indiemoms-favorites-of-2007-part-1.html

Milk Milk Lemonade – http://milkmilk-lemonade.blogspot.com/2008/01/mml-list-2007.html

Galaxy FM – http://galaxyfm.blogspot.com/2007/12/las-mejores-cien-del-2007.html

Time Out include Saturna in Top 10 of 2007 January 1, 2008

Posted by Ryan in Best of 2007, Saturna, Some Delicious Enemy.
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Saturna are pleased to have been included in Time Out Chicago‘s Top 10 Sounds of 2007.  Big thanks to music reporter James Porter who wrote that Some Delicious Enemy was “Well-done space-rock in the Silversun Pickups vein.”